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I'm cancer treatment cost upwards of a hundred thousand dollars but may only expanded patient like a few weeks , I don't colleges are wondering if there were , doctor telling Reuters increasingly declining to prescribe high cost medicine that may have little effect even as a last resort , it's a long shot making them you know a couple of weeks and then back to life and young and a very high cost and and I thought well I I coughed interns toxicity doctors say that even with a few heart side effects a few more weeks of life may be worth the price impatient , rather the potential benefit me not outweigh the costs , I can't just special trying Reuters that at least half a dozen drugs just aren't worth their price tag , especially do start considering a drug costs in their prescribing habits such decisions could dent the multibillion dollar cancer drug business , worldwide spending on cancer medicines reached a hundred billion dollars in two thousand fourteen , a year over year jump of more than ten percent